Pharm-Rx Bisacodyl

Pharm-Rx Bisacodyl, identified by the chemical name bisacodyl, is a pivotal active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) within pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Its versatile applications extend to various drug delivery and care solutions, contributing to the diverse landscape of other drug and care solutions within the market.

Chemical Name: Bisacodyl

CAS Number: 603-50-9

Chemical Inventories: AICS (Australia), ECL (Korea), EINECS (EU), NDSL (Canada), PICCS (Phillipines), TCSI (Taiwan), TSCA (USA)

Certifications & Compliance: California Proposition 65, DMF Type II, FDA 29 CFR 1910.1200

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Name
Molecular formula
C22H19NO4, C₂₂H₁₉NO₄
Molecular Structure


Bisacodyl contains not less than 98.0% and not more than 102.0% of bisacodyl (C₂₂H₁₉NO₄), calculated on the dried basis.

Chemical Structure

Bisacodyl Chemical Structure - 1

Applications & Uses


Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Molecular Weight361.39--

Regulatory & Compliance

USP Reference Standards
  • USP Bisacodyl RS USP Bisacodyl Related Compound A RS 4,4′-(Pyridin-2-ylmethylene)diphenol
  • C18H15NO2 277.32 USP Bisacodyl Related Compound B RS 2,4′-(Pyridin-2-ylmethylene)diphenol
  • C18H15NO2 277.32 USP Bisacodyl Related Compound C RS 4-[(4-Hydroxyphenyl)(pyridin-2-yl)methyl]phenyl acetate
  • C20H17NO3 319.35 USP Bisacodyl Related Compound E RS 2-[(4-Acetoxyphenyl)(pyridin-2-yl)methyl]phenyl acetate
  • C22H19NO4 361.39